Fundamental Mechanical Properties of Materials

  • Rolf E. Hummel


The goal of the following pages is to characterize materials in terms of some of the fundamental mechanical properties that were introduced in Chapter 1.


Yield Strength Brittle Material True Strain True Stress Permanent Deformation 
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Suggestions for Further Study

  1. See the end of Chapter 3. Further, most textbooks of materials science cover mechanical properties.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolf E. Hummel
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  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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